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Kentucky’s 2022 Middle School Teacher of the Year Hallie Booth wanted to be a teacher since she was little. She was inspired to pursue the calling by her father, a health and physical education teacher, and her mother, a computer technology teacher.
Remember sitting in your undergraduate education classes, being bombarded with hypothetical situations to play out in your mind? That was scary. There were lots of things that made us think, “Is that really going to happen?” We had no idea what we were in for.
In Jefferson County, Laura Peavley has played a prominent role in shaping the school’s Montessori program, hoping to impact future generations. A believer in reaching students where they are, she relocated to be closer to them and better understand their daily struggles.
Jessica Dueñas said her favorite teachers were the ones who understood where she was coming from, and she tries to be that kind of teacher.
Franklin County's Jennifer Meo-Sexton explains why it's worth the time to build a strong classroom community based on respect.
Ron Skillern, who has been teaching social studies for more than 30 years, tried to retire in 2014 but he just couldn’t stay away from the classroom.
Ashley Lamb-Sinclair didn’t realize it at first, but she discovered she was “one of those people who was just born to teach.”
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